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Licensed Psychologist

Dr. Karissa Rizzolino believes that a strong therapeutic relationship is a key component to therapy. Dr. Rizzolino strives to create a supportive, warm, yet challenging atmosphere to facilitate positive change. She considers multicultural factors and draws upon clients strengths when working toward desired treatment goals. Dr. Rizzolino’s style aims to develop and strengthen coping abilities, build self-compassion, enhance interpersonal relationships, and increase self-awareness. 

Dr. Rizzolino has experience working in emergency room settings conducting level-of-care evaluations for individuals in crisis. She has experience working in various college counseling centers with undergraduate and graduate students.

During her free time, she enjoys watching sports, being out in nature, and spending time with family, friends, and her beloved dog. 

Dr. Rizzolino earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA, and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the University of Tennessee Knoxville. 

Dr. Karissa Rizzolino is an independent contractor with Otto Psychological Associates, LLC

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